Clarence Sheppard

We are all capable of great art…

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As an educator/artist

As an educator/artist in residence he has worked with many organizations:
Black Media Foundation
Sag Harbor School District
Mastic Shirley Community Library "Engage" Photography Project
Of Colours at Art Space
Herstory Writers Workshop (2 Documentaries)
Eastern Suffolk BOCES
S.T.A.R. Social Thinking And Reasoning
East End Unity
Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club
Pathways For Youth
YMCA William Floyd Project
Gear Up
Sundance Film Festival Gen Y Studio
Urban Film Festival
Queens College Minority Summer Newspaper Program
Dow Jones Newspaper program for Minority Journalist
The Africa Project

Volunteer of the Year Award from YMCA 2011
Special Appreciation from New York Secutiry and Exchange Commision for Black History Presentation 2008
East End Unity Mentoring Program Community Service Award 2007
Suffolk Coaltion Community Service Award 2004
New York Times Faces of New York 1st Place 1993
New York Times Faces of New York 3rd Place 1992
Special Honor from NYPD for photo of "Naked Killer" in St. Patrick Cathedral 1989

Clarence's work has appeared in the New York Daily News, New York Times, Newsday, LI Pulse Magazine, Vanity Fair, and numerous other publications.
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Book Cover for Herstory "Voices "Memoirs from Herstory Inside Suffolk County Correctional Facilities.
Clarence Sheppard has been documenting events and people for over 25 years. Born and raised in New York, NY he has worked as a staff photographer for the New York Daily News as well as an educator and mentor in many community organizations and schools.

As a photojournalist working for the New York Daily News Clarence covered local news, sports, celebrities and international news. As an educator Clarence has worked as an Artist in Residence in schools, libraries and community organizations.

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